PacketFabric Deploys Connectivity-as-a-Service Platform in phoenixNAP Data Center

PacketFabric, a company leveraging an entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, has announced deployment of its Connectivity-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform in phoenixNAP’s flagship data center in Phoenix, Arizona.

The new Point-of-Presence (PoP) will provide additional access points to PacketFabric’s network, while phoenixNAP’s customers would benefit from a greater carrier choice and improved connectivity.

PacketFabric enables its customers to “easily” create and manage private networks using its web portal and API. Customers can instantly create secured interconnections to every point on PacketFabric’s network, reaching major Internet exchanges, cloud service providers (CSPs), and more. phoenixNAP’s flagship data center in Phoenix, Arizona would enable PacketFabric to further improve access to its services and directly access AWS Direct Connect. As the only AWS Direct Connect edge location in Arizona, phoenixNAP would be uniquely positioned to support PacketFabric’s expansion efforts.

“The collaboration with PacketFabric is our next step in ensuring carrier neutrality and expanding interconnectivity options for our customers,” said Ian McClarty, president of phoenixNAP. “Our flagship data center hosts over 30 premier bandwidth, network, and telecom carriers, and we are excited that PacketFabric is a part of that ecosystem. Its network is robust, stable, and scalable, which enables us to deliver an improved experience to our customers.”

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phoenixNap flagship data center

Global Internet Exchanges

phoenixNAP’s data center in Phoenix, Arizona, is directly connected to all major domestic and global network interconnectivity points. The available options would enable seamless global Internet exchanges to ensure “fast and secured” data transfer across the globe. PacketFabric’s network technology would be a significant addition to phoenixNAP’s carrier list, enabling it to extend its Internet exchange services and offer improved domestic connectivity.

“We are seeing a consistent uptick in adoption of our cloud on-ramp solutions, and to meet the needs of our customers, we are constantly looking for new avenues of expansion,” said Chad Milam, president and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of PacketFabric. “Our decision to work with phoenixNAP was driven by multiple factors, most important of which are its strategic location, security, robustness, and the availability of AWS Direct Connect. We are excited to work together on providing better options for our customers.”

phoenixNAP offers security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions. The hosting provider is a Premier Service Provider in the VMware Cloud Provider Program and a Platinum Veeam Cloud & Service Provider partner. phoenixNAP is also a PCI DSS Validated Service Provider and its flagship data center is SOC Type 1 and SOC Type 2 audited.